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Penumbra: Black Plague

a.k.a. Penumbra 2

published by Paradox Interactive in 2008-02-12, developed by Frictional Games, running on Windows
type: adventure
genre: Horror
series: Penumbra
perspective: 1st person
player options: single player
game engine: HPL1
languages: eng fre
3.9/5
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Official description
Penumbra: Black Plague is a creepy and dark psychological horror experience featuring the adventures of Philip as he sets of in search of his dead father.
Trapped in a shadowy, underground complex, intrepid explorer Philip is determined to discover the truth behind his father's disappearance.

Surrounded by enemies and assaulted by terror from all sides, Philip must collect clues and solve vexing puzzles while combating the gnawing psychological terrors that assail his mind and threaten to strip him of his sanity.
Can Philip master his fear and finally uncover the truth behind a mystery that has haunted him for a lifetime? Only you can decide...

KEY FEATURES

- Cutting-edge game engine featuring modern 3D and physics technologies
Adapted motion blur effects and a new unified lighting system with real-time lightning create great depth with a realistic atmosphere of psychological horror.

- Compelling and detailed story
Finding the answers to questions of the mystery of Philip's lost father throughout the game, with new explanations and a complete storyline wrap up.

- Highly interactive environments
You can interact with any object not nailed to the ground! Focus on, pick up and move around objects through a simple drag and drop interface.

- Environmental sounds system
The sounds of the different environments are contributing to the atmosphere and give the player scaring hints of dangers.

- Puzzle solving challenges
Horror adventure game in puzzle-like style with bonuses and incentives to challenge the player throughout the game.
Paradox - # 2008-01-24 05:35:36 - official description - source
Technical specs
display: textured polygons
Minimum:
* Windows 2000 or XP
* 1.5 GHz CPU
* 512 MB RAM
* 800 MB free HD space
Sanguine # 2008-02-20 12:09:30
External reviews (2) - average: 77.5%
review sourcecountryissuedatescore   
IGN2008*7.7/1077%
Metacritic2008*78/10078%
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